UAD under International Office conducted A Friendship Day for more than a hundred new international students in Desa Wisata Pulesari, Turi, on 10 November 2018. The International students came in the last of August 2018 and they have been studying at some Departments such as English Education, English Letters, Arabic Language, Indonesian Language Education and Culture, Economics Development, Public Health, Mathematics, etc.

This year, International students of UAD come from various countries and under a larger number of program. They are Darmasiswa students (Egypt, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Hungary, Vietnam, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and China), Joint Degree (2+2 and 3+1) students from Guangxi University for Nationalities, Southern Border Provinces Administration Centre (SBPAC),  Moslem Education Development Association of Thailand (MEDAT), etc.